If anyone has experience or advice that would be much appreciated. Learn more By Audio Modeling. Re: WePad as a midi-controller Post by humnumb » Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:23 am MrMoneypenny wrote: - multitasking!!! This app is the reason I have an iPad Pro.” ... but also as a standalone controller for other MIDI gear. Price: $150 USD. Besides control surface emulation, the app brings a number of general purpose MIDI controllers, such as a multitouch keyboard, multitouch launchpads, a MIDI mixer, configureable xy-controller pads and the possibility to link a phone's sensors to MIDI controllers. I have never heard of that app and I am an avid IOs user. Nice move. Mobile Phone with Touchscreen as Midi-Controller Post by DJLorey » Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:08 pm Today I was thinking, if I could connect my mobile phone to my mac an use it as an midi-controller via bluetooth or usb. This is a grid MIDI controller for Ableton Live at a great price. Mix with multi-touch control from a 16-fader V-Console app on your iPad Pro. As I am an Ableton user and I have a Push 2, my first idea was to use it with the user mode. I find it hard sometimes to use my iPad as a MIDI controller wirelessly via rtpMIDI because of high latency issues. Here are six of - in our opinion - the best, kicking off with Hexler’s touchOSC . TouchOSC transmits its messages to Live via a program called Osculator. This will also open up your ipad to transmit audio into your computer so you could say, record a synth from your Ipad into ableton. Work with Android Smartphones and Tablets. If properly set up, you should be able to play instruments in your apps with MIDI sent from Live. I want to run it into ableton to use as a midi controller, and im using the app Polyplayground to do so. Note: This method not currently supported by Ableton Live 7. TouchDAW is a full-featured DAW control and general purpose MIDI control app for Android™ tablets and phones. How to use your iPad as a wireless MIDI controller. you can read something while listening to music, as far as I know the iPad is not able yet to offer multitasking Built-in presets for main layout: Logic Pro Ableton Live Cubase/Nuendo Fl Studio Layouts: Surface Transport Other software which supports the Mackie Control protocol will work with the "Default Mode" Works without additional server software on OS X "Tiger" and above. iPad Music Software: Ryan Noise demonstrates his approach to using an iPad as a MIDI controller with Ableton Live 8.. via dripatlanta:. Build your workspace from the ground up wi… Ableton Push 2 is a MIDI Pad controller designed to be the best MIDI pad controller for the Ableton Live DAW. Keep steps are 1) make sure your wireless devices (Ipad, computer, etc.) I tried connecting it via Bluetooth and wifi and could not get my Mac to recognize it. Set up multiple controllers. 12 best controllers for Ableton Live. I can confirm that it works when connecting to an USB hub as a class compliant device. touchAble is full-featured controller app for Live which offers dedicated views and controls for Live's Session View, MIDI Note Editor, Mixer, Devices, Browser, and more. I have an Alesis control pad. TouchOSC is available for iOS devices as well as for Android devices. triggering clips, notes and drums as well as changing levels and devices parameters. I'm dipping my toe into using my ipad for live stage use, and am trying to find the best solution for having an audio interface and also being able to use a USB midi controller at the same time. By giving manufacturers and developers easy access to the software tools required to build such layouts, Ableton has rather cleverly facilitated its own sub-category of the MIDI controller market. Also works on Windows XP, Vista, And 7 with solutions such as Tobias Erichsen's "rtpMIDI" driver, Controlling Live using Max for Live (Tutorial). Looking for a midi controller for my iPad. LK the successor of LIVKONTROL by Imaginando features a Clip Launcher, control over track parameters, a Clip Composer, MIDI Pads and mappable MIDI sliders. Record and control your DAW remotely while playing your instrument. MIDI controller keyboards fall into two main categories – the more portable devices with 25 keys and the larger, desk-based options with 49 or more keys. There are MIDI controllers built specifically for Ableton and we are going to highlight the best options.. Sweetwater is currently running an incredible deal on the best pad controller available below! LiveControl is a MIDI Remote script that allows you to control Ableton Live directly from your iPad or iPod using TouchOSC.It supports full automapping and as such parameters do not need to be midi mapped, furthermore is does not require Osculator.. LiveControl currently supports Ableton Live 8 and upwards on Mac OSX and Windows I have a lightning to usb 3 adapter, do I need anything else? I'm on an iPad 2 so I can't attest to any update breaking it, but absolutely love the integration. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Tutorial on how to connect your iPhone/iPad to your mac to use as a MIDI controller for Ableton Live. Please note however that the current versions of Live do not support multi-touch gestures in Windows 8 or any other touch-optimized operating system. This video shows you how to use an iPad as a midi controller Ableton Live. Even the controller apps such as Lemur, TouchOSC and touchAble work on iPhone, and Gadget and Blocs Wave will let you create Ableton Live projects from your iPhone or iPad, which still blows my mind a bit. How to Use the iPad as a MIDI Controller for Ableton Live (video) Atlanta based artist Ryan Noise demonstrates how to set up the Apple iPad to act as a MIDI controller for Ableton Live 8. They’re made for intuitive beatmaking and sequencing. Price range: $150-400 USD. Use a laptop to get a large time counter display. Touch OSC offers a level of customization which requires an intermediate-advanced knowledge of both the software and MIDI/OSC (Open Sound Control) protocols, however for those who are up to the challenge, creating custom virtual controllers can be a very rewarding project. After 6 years of touring and playing live with Ableton Live night after night, I figured it was time to put together this article. A MIDI controller is a MIDI-enabled hardware device capable of sending MIDI Note or CC data, with any of the following elements: keys, encoders, buttons, dials or sliders. However, it’s primarily a Live controller at heart – and a good sturdy mobile one at that. Does anyone know of an App I can use that allows me to play drum kits via the control pad? Here, then, is our guide to the best hardware and iOS Live controllers … No additional software needed! Does anyone have experience using an ipad pro as a midi controller over USB? Camelot is a cross-platform application for Windows, macOS, and iOS (iPad) that allows to quickly set up and recall hardware instrument & VST/AU plug-in software instrument presets, external MIDI keyboard & MPE controller mappings, attach lyrics, chords, and music sheets. DAW Control is compatible with both MAC and Windows. It sold millions of units in an amazingly short amount of time and can be used for a variety of different jobs. These MIDI controllers focus on pads and buttons. I would like to ask yall what app would be best for that, specifically for keys. MBP 2015, 16 GB Ram, OSX 10.14.6 Live 9.7.6 Suite Live 10.1.14 Suite Soundcards : FF800, Apollo Twin duo TouchAble 3 is easy to set up, has a great design, and features the most integrated Ableton Live experience you can get. There are loads of great MIDI controllers on the App Store, from simple fixed-CC generators to elaborate construction systems for designing your own perfect touchscreen control surfaces. For instance, you could use a MIDI controller to play notes in MIDI instruments or to adjust the filter cutoff frequency in a device. The additional tools in it are fantastic for creativity boosting as well. Manage surround panning from your tablet or phone. Some good options for funneling MIDI to different places are AUM, Audiobus, and StudioMux. In this tutorial, you'll learn about one of them. Not anymore. How to Use the iPad as a MIDI Controller for Ableton Live Post by tokyojoe » Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:16 pm Atlanta based artist Ryan Noise demonstrates how to set up the Apple iPad to act as a MIDI controller for Ableton Live 8. Having said that, at the moment, I believe the 12.9-inch iPad Pro is the best possible option for iOS music. In the compact corner, because of the sheer number of features crammed into such a light, small footprint, our recommendation right now is the Novation Launchkey Mini Mk3 . According to iOS MIDI site the Control pad works with the Camera connection kit when plugged into a powered USB hub. Hi everybody I wanted to make a video showing how to use the iPad as a USB midi controller, without the need of Wi-Fi. The best apps for midi are: Touchable Pro- General Ableton Control I am wondering if I can use it via USB with ableton 9 suite on my 2011 mbp as a midi keyboard and knob controller. I have midimittr app which will let you send midi from your ipad to my macbook pro, I don't want to use bluetooth though. Based on Lemur from Liine, LiveControl 2 gives access to all important functions to perform with Live, e.g. With chord mode, friendly controls, and a built in arpeggiator with sync, plus lots of space for your fingers on the layout itself, it’s darned-near perfect." "The MIDI PADS module alone I find worth the cost of entry, even if you’re already using another iPad tool for Ableton control. By using our Services, you agree to our use of cookies.Learn More. Quite an old post but I didn't find any newer info regarding this topic. Thanks. TouchAble Pro is amazing with ableton. Send all possible Notes, Continuous Controller / Control Change and Program Change values to the connected device. There are a number of applications which can control Live with an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or Android device.